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Goyencourt

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Country  France
Department  Somme
Canton  Roye
Area  5.38 km²
Region  Hauts-de-France
Arrondissement  Montdidier
Population (2006)  95
Local time  Friday 8:04 PM
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Weather  8°C, Wind W at 18 km/h, 65% Humidity

Goyencourt is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

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Map of 80700 Goyencourt, France

Geography

Goyencourt is situated at the D34 and D132 crossroads, some 27 miles (43 km) southeast of Amiens. Cereal growing is the primary agricultural activity.

History

  • The vestiges of a Gallo-Roman villa can be found within the boundaries of the commune.
  • In the 8th and 9th century, the village was under the control of the abbey of Ourscamp.
  • Middle Age: Lords of Gossencourt ("Goyencourt").
  • In 1653, during the upheaval of the Fronde, the village was ransacked by the Spanish army, led by Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé, who laid siege to Roye.
  • By 1918, at the end of the First World War, the village and the chateau lay in ruins.
  • Places of interest

  • The modern church of Saint-Martin
  • The chapel of Notre-Dame-de-Liesse
  • References

    Goyencourt Wikipedia


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